LIVE: Michaela Anne @ Swordpaw HQ, 5/26/13

June 3rd, 2013, 3:30 pm by Greg
Michaela Anne

Michaela Anne (with Jeff Malinowski)

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Michaela Anne – Nashville singer-songwriter by way of New York City – brought her current tour up to Troy last week for a performance at Swordpaw HQ. Opeing the show was Local 518 fave M.R. Poulopoulos in support of his sophomore solo album, Harvest the Heart.

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LIVE: Behemoth Music Festival @ SwordPaw HQ, 3/24/12

April 3rd, 2012, 12:00 pm by Greg

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Around The World And Back

Around The World And Back

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Festival Fever: Behemoth Music Festival @ SwordPaw HQ, 3/24/12

March 21st, 2012, 1:00 pm by Greg
Ben KN

Ben KN

Spring has sprung, and it seems as though everyone is already gearing up for festival season.

First up on the calendar is the inaugural Behemoth Music Festival, which is being held at the SwordPaw HQ’s Lower Parlor in Troy on Saturday (March 24).

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LIVE: Disposable Rocket Band @ SwordPaw HQ, 9/24/11

September 28th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg

Having landed in Troy last Saturday to provide aid and funds for the earthling victims of Hurricane Irene, Disposable Rocket Band plugged in and fired it up…

Video by Timothy Reidy

SECOND OPINIONS:
Joel Patterson’s video of Disposable Rocket Band

ROUND-UP III: Hurricane Irene Flood Relief Benefits

September 20th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg

Ten Year Vamp

Ten Year Vamp (shown here at SPAC last summer) will perform at Capital Region Relief on Thursday at Proctors


It’s been nearly a month since much of Nippertown was hit with severe flooding, and many of our neighbors are still suffering and struggling to recover – including some of our own regular contributors. They need our help. So please consider making a donation of whatever you can – your time, money, food, clothing, furniture, etc.

As usual, the local music community has come together to offer its time and talent to help out, too. There are quite a number of flood relief benefit concerts on tap throughout the region, starting tonight. Here’s a round-up of some of the benefit shows. If you know about others, please let us know. And remember, the admission charge for these shows is just a suggested minimum donation. If you can give more, please do:

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Be Here Now: Indie-Rock Craft Show @ SwordPaw HQ, 7/16/11

July 15th, 2011, 2:00 pm by Greg
Ben Karis-Nix

Ben Karis-Nix

Indie rock meets arts & crafts?

Well, why not?

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LIVE: Northern Water Snake @ SwordPaw HQ, 5/24/11

May 31st, 2011, 2:00 pm by Greg

The fine folks at SwordPaw Music opened the doors to their new headquarters in Troy for the first time on Tuesday, May 25, launching the space with a triple-bill performance of Matthew Carefully, North America and Northern Water Snake. Looks like the start of something big…

Photographs/slide show by Timothy Reidy

Cartoonist John CaldwellJim Gaudet and the Railroad BoysHolly & EvanThe Cock'N'Bull RestaurantCaffe LenaAdvertise on Nippertown!Albany PoetsBerkshire On StageArtist Charles HaymesDark Wood Design